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seth rosenfeld report on the fbi's covert actions at the university of california berkeley in the 1960s. the of the reports the j. edgar oeuvre lead agency attempted to weaken activist student groups including the free-speech movement. this is about an hour and a half. >> my name is low bergman. i am the david logan distinguished prof. of investigative reporting at the graduate school of journalism at the university. on behalf of the journalism school, i want to invite all of you to what i think is an extraordinary special event especially for me personally. tonight we have the honor of having seth rosenfeld here. and went on to enjoy a long career as an executive career at the san francisco chronicle, and i stayed in touch with him all those years. going on for years. for all that time, seth was involved in his own personal quest for the question of what was really going on here at berkeley in the 1960s one of those events were taking place. the result is this book, "subversives: the fbi's war on student radicals, and reagan's rise to power". it is an extraordinary book. when i read it
berkeley in the 1960s. the author reports that the j. edgar hoover-led agency attempted to weaken activist student groups including the free speech movement. this is about an hour and a half. >> good evening. my name is lowell bergman, and i'm the david and reva logan distinguished professor of investigative reporting here at the graduate school of journalism at the university. um, and on behalf of the journalism school and university, i want to invite all of you to what i think is an extraordinary, special event, especially for me personally. um, tonight we have the honor of having seth rosenfeld here who's an alum of the journalism school as well as the daily cal and went on to enjoy a long career as an investigative reporter at the san francisco chronicle. and all that time -- and i stayed in touch with seth all those years, i've known him for at least 30 year, going on 40 years -- and for all that time almost seth was involved in his own personal quest for the question of what was really going on here at berkeley during the 1960s when all those events were taking place. and the result
society for research and labor employment at berkeley. this is part of the team. part of it is community involvement. we want people to become aware of what's around them. the records are terrible. he lives up nevada city. i told him what i was doing and he was consciencious. he had a stack of clippings about what the new deal had done in his area and walked around while he showed me sidewalks and parks and schools and gardens and camps that had been done. he said, i didn't notice. then he became mayor. it's exactly the kind of thing we want. this is or was the living new deal site about a couple months ago. it's much denser now. san francisco county is the best documented of all the california counties. we think that all of california will look like san francisco now. when you begin putting in the work of the civilian conservation core, you find it's everywhere. we are talking about a lot of agencies. roosevelt loved building things. he was the lord of the manor at hyde park. it shows roosevelt in his convertible. if you visit there, you could see he could drive using the upper part of
to the uc berkeley -- yes. >> like uc berkeley? >> i like it. i graduated from uc berkeley too. [applause] >> law school. that is where i went. are we ready? >> that was the -- go back into our routine. it may happen when we are doing our regular thing. we will continue as we are and when we hear that, we do what we always do, okay. thank you very much. >> thank you, thank you. we actually maybe will stick around. we are interested to see whether grace does become president. how many know we are voting for president of the united states? >> go obama. >> yeah, i will take a pass on it. thank you very much for all of your attention, for making sure you asked the right question when you go home tonight. we appreciate that you take responsibility. you will be a great friend to your class mates and good family member and good citizen of san francisco. thank you very much. good job, you did great. >> great in your uniforms as well. >> we are uniforms as well. >> love the stars they are all wearing. >> for third grade, very attentive. thank you for letting us come into your class room. you can a
. the farm security division which turned good photographers into great ones. berkeley photographer dorothy alang. these give you an idea of just how apalling bad the great reh depression was. the best we have, as well as movies, it's difficult to million how it was. we tend to look back through the safety net, which was created by the new deal. it was very difficult for young people to understand a time when there was no social safety net. when you lost your job, within a short period of time, you lost your home, food, everything. you were out on the street and your family broke up. it was an apalling time. one tow which some people would like us to return. here's a guy himself, that's actually a light bounce off of fdr roosevelt. this was his chakra. this was march 4th, 1933. he made the statement and he made it, i didn't understand a long time. the point i was making, people were terrified. because it seemed like the economy had no bottom and the banks were going down and there was no federal deposit dollars. so imagine a time when we actually had a president who told us we should be cou
to be an engineer on site. there there is berkeley. and piedmont avenue in oakland. this is in nevada city. these schools, like so many of the new deal are beautifully built. this is the school you just saw. teaching, they employed tens of thousands of teachers and librariance. new nutritionist. starving children don't learn well. they give them lunches. this is an art class in san francisco hospital. art class for crippled children. the photographers that i find of san francisco indicate that schools were integrated at the lowest level. you could mitigate the racial problem from the bottom up. there was also adult education too. this 1 learned one learned to read as many did. many of the community colleges were a result of the new deal. sacramento. i gave a talk at santa rosa and the city college in san francisco was largely a product of the pwa and has wonderful art work all over it by the art in action project at the treasure island fair. and then there's these special schools for crippled children. this is in the mission district and it's a beautiful school with all the features we tak
of such a crazy thing. finally she raised her hand. >> scholars from uc berkeley, we talked about how very special we were. we tell you all the time you are special. the mayor, of all the other schools in san francisco, chose to come. and uc berkeley. so the mayor will talk to you a little while. all of our attention is which way? >> well, good morning everyone. >> good morning. >> i want to first begin by thanking your teacher, ms. mayes, for letting me come and be part of your class room today. of course your principal for letting us come to be part of your earthquake preparedness day. how many people know what today is? go ahead? what is that? okay. well, yes. [ indiscernible ] >> that is right. we call it the great earthquake drill. yes. we are getting ready. did you know -- let me give you numbers. 56,000 students in our school district are all participating at the same time. in the cities, 322,000 people are part of this drill, yes. then in the state of california 9.3, from los angeles, san diego, san francisco, all participating in this earthquake drill. that is pretty big large numbers of
the flames? >> anne makovec is in berkeley right now. what can you tell us? >> the good news is the fire is almost out and the people that were in the house did make it out all right. there were five people people living in the house. the street will be closed for some time. the fire broke out around midnight and did significant damage to the rear of the home. look at these pictures we found on the website for the daily cal when the fire was al full bore between midnight and 2 a.m. at one point the firefighters were inside, the second story was collapsing on them. they had to get out and fight it from the outside. i'm here with deputy fire chief. tell me about that moment when you started to realize that the structure's integrity was being compromised. >> so when the firefighters were inside the outside incident commander was evaluating the structure and saw the heavy amount of flames that were shooting out of the building and that's when they realized that there was going to be a collapse of the second story of the roof structure. so we went defensive spreading the water fro
hot weather spells so dry there the most recent closure in june. >>> berkeley firefighters watching over a fire in morning that destroyed a duplex and forced five out of their homes. the fire erupted after midnight in the rear of this house near ashby avenue. police officers went into the burning building and rescued a woman in a wheelchair. nearby residents also evacuated. firefighters managed to keep the blaze confine to the house. no injuries, no word on what caused the fire. amy hollyfield will have more in a live report in the next half hour. >>> drowning of a lafayette college student in the sacramento river has been ruled accidental accidental. 20-year-old brett olsen vanished his body was fond a week later. he had alcohol in his system and had recently used cocaine. his blood alcohol level was almost three times the legal limit to drive he grew up in lafayette and graduated from acalanes high. >> a body was recovered yesterday where a fishing boat capsized sunday. deputies searched for a missing fisherman. the coroner was called, sheriff's office confirms -- sunday a big wav
mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. >>> we begin with a developing story from berkeley. firefighters are still on the scene of a duplex fire which started nearly 6 hours ago. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is there and anne, we understand this was a pretty complicated fire for the crews to fight. right? >> reporter: it was challenging because the homes are so close together here on bienvenue avenue in berkeley. they did just reopen the avenue so that's some good news but firefighters still on scene watching for any flare-ups this morning. the fire started just after midnight and check out these pictures posted online overnight on the daily cal website showing how intense that fire became. five people were living in a duplex. they all got out safely including a woman in a wheelchair who had to be helped out by police. four homes surrounding this one were also evacuated as a precaution. those people have been allowed back in except for the family of five that is homeless this morning. firefighters in the meantime are evaluating the damage. >> during the firefight, there w
be rude. now, there is a very public forum taking them to task. >>> live in berkeley where 30 years ago today sports history was made. you'll hear from two men whose lives were changed in just a matter of seconds during what everyone remembers as the play. that's coming up in a live report. card hassles? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card that's easy to activate and can be used right away. plus, you can load cash or checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and checks right from your smartphone. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. we a live on the u.s. kirk berkeley calm pug with the reaction on the 30 th anniversary of the play. you know it's a big deal if it has its own name, right, monte? >> just about everyone remembers the play even though 30 years have passed. in just a matter of seconds two mens lives collided. >> the band is out on the field! he's going to go in the end zone. they have won! >> it was 1982 and cal was trailing stanford 19-20 and with four seconds to go in the game stanford picked off. the ball was lateraled from player to player and cal player
berkeley. a fire leaves a >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >>> some developing news out of berkeley. a fire leaves a family of five homeless what may have sparked the flames. >> president obama and mitt romney going head to head tonight. what the candidates want from tonight's big presidential debate. >> saying good-bye to triple digits, much cooler weather on the way, we'll have details coming up. >> and we are watching a couple of different fender-benders down the eastshore freeway. a check of the drive time is moments away. >> good morning, it's wednesday, october 3. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00. firefighters are still on the scene of a duplex fire in berkeley which started nearly five hours ago. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec has been following this developing story. this is a complicated fire for the crews to fight. >> reporter: yes. and one of the large problems that they had to deal with overnight is that there are other homes so close by as you can see here
service, -- take mass transit this weekend, right now everybody is on time. >>> new morning, berkeley firefighters are watching over a fire that destroy a duplex and forced five out of their homes. here's a live picture that fire erupted after midnight in the rear of a townhouse. police officers who were the first on the scene went into the bidding and rescued a woman in a wheelchair. nearby residents were also evacuated. firefighters managed to keep the blaze confined to the house, no injuries and no word on what caused the fire. amy hollyfield will have more in a live report, in next half hour. >>> new, a's could be getting ready to stay in oakland for the next five years. terry mcsweeney joins us live from the coliseum with the deal. >> reporter: i'm here at the overstock.com coliseum where the a's play home games a's fans are overstocked with good news. team in the playoff, might win division if they can beat texas today. now word that a five-year extension of their lease to keep the a's in oakland, is getting close to being a done deal. a's last night against the rangers winning
seat because shelly berkeley was enshrouded in controversy. this is a berkeley-heller ad about berkeley obama and reid on the scene. >> shelly berkeley is listed in this year's list of most corrupt position. >> she used her office. >> to benefit her husband. >> the political cause and personal financial gain the line is fuzzy. >> cenk: so i'm always amused by these anti-corruption ads that republicans do. not because they're wrong. tess letter in montana takes a tremendous amount of lobbyist money. he's a democrat, and berkeley has these issues. but they constitutional corruption and then turn around and say, she's corrupted. >> she did work on some legislation that benefited her husband, a doctor. but what they've done is found that the runnings has not had traction in the state. >> it's nevada. >> align him her with obama align her with harry reid. this would be a pick-up. we've been talking about states that democrats are flirting with. if they win this, it's a pick-up. >> cenk: i'm disappointed that she's still behind. the corruption thing is an issue issue. >> she is flawed. >> ce
$1 million a day to quash the measure. for more we go to berkeley, california, to the university of california berkeley, where we're joined for debate on prop 37. stacy malkan is a longtime advocate for environmental health and spokesperson for the yes o"yes on 37 california right to know campaign code campaign. she is author of "not just a pretty face: the ugly side of the beauty industry." and david zilberman, co- director of the center for sustainable resource development. his professor of agriculture and resource economics at the university of california, berkeley. stacy malkan, why do support prop 37? can you explain to us how it ended up on the ballot? >> proposition 37 is very simple. it is about our right to know what is in the food rereading and feeding our families. it is about our right to decide if we want to eat food that has been fundamentally altered at the genetic level by companies like monsanto, to contain bacteria, viruses, our foreign genes that have never been in the food system before. genetic engineering has been hidden from american consumers for 20 years.
caltran sign shows an estimated 66 minutes to get to berkeley. they headed back to mow -- >> we were about pull over behind us and just ride it out. >> webbed, the going wound any easier, bridge traffic othersed -- oozed into the city. >> it was brutal. we made a wrong turn and it was the best thing ever because we were able to bypass a lot of it. but it was still -- once we got on, it was like, oh! >> the 4,000 cars that cross the san ma dayow bridge every your only weekends, had to use alternates. and the bay bridge toll plaza looked like a horrible week daye -- weekday commute. >> took me 25 minutes. >> to go how many miles? >> i'd say probably three and a half. >> he is looking at a long drive. as for cody and her modesto bound family, they're taking a break. >> we're going to look at the ballpark until that calms down. >> now, some of today's dense traffic was caused by the cal stanford game. now, tomorrow there's a raiders game at the oakland coliseum at 1:30, and a giants game at at&t park at 5:00. so, if you're traveling anywhere on bay area freeways tomorrow, try to give yourself
at the uc- berkeley school. ever since then, i fell in love with what a wonderful area the bay area is. >> what motivated your interest in politics? supervisor chu: to be frank, i never saw myself in an elected position at all. i had grown up in southern california, and during the first day of the los angeles riots, my parents had their cars stolen at gunpoint. they were left out and had to pay someone $100 to get back to chinatown. it really influenced me. we had a restaurant at the time, and at the time, we were always worried, watching the news, to see whether or not the restaurant would be looted, whether or not it would go up in fire. that was something that was a big concern and worry for my family at the time. i remember thinking even at that age how important it was to consider what the economics were in communities, whether people had or felt that they had opportunities or did not have opportunities, and what role it was that government played in those outcomes. that is what really put me on the path to public policy. so i pursued public policy both at occidental college, wher
another slight shower chance friday. >>> good morning. happy tuesday. live look at 80 berkeley past ashby and university into the macarthur maze light traffic. same with the bay bridge toll, everything is smooth sailing into san francisco, no metering lights. westbound tonight highway 4 full closure for morrical trance work from 11:00 tonight to 12:30 tomorrow morning. right now out of antioch towards pittsburg westbound looking good. slow out of the central valley still good speeds towards the altamont up and over into the livermore and dublin pleasanton area. drive time of less than 15 minutes. we've been waiting the a's game tonight 6:07 coliseum, expect delays 880, 580, great to take bart. >>> arsonist on the loose in the south bay. what he's targeting and why firefighters want him off the streets, fast. >>> sexual assault on a park trail has joggers and hikers on edge. >>> first, this morning's tech bites. >>> you will be able to order the first windows 8 phones later this month. the verge website says at&t will begin taking preorders october 21st, delivery early next month. 2/3 of t
republicans and democrats resorted to an old-fashioned campaign strategy today in berkeley. to talk about an array of measures on the california ballot. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us why both parties are going for the door to door approach. >> reporter: the rest of it from propositions to the president not so much. that's why the california democratic party set up a day of action today going door to door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there they say oh this is important. i should know the issues and i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's what's really a combination of getting stuff in the mails seeing what's on tv and them that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made we spoke with people out the street. >> there's a lot more investigating to do. >> still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude. and bad when people are trying to sway. it's just a really pe
earlier than usual. paul chambers is live at uc berkeley, why a long tradition is being abandoned, paul? >> reporter: two hours from now they are having a pep rally here. they are preparing behind me. they will have fireworks. all taking place at edwards stadium. tomorrow is the big game. a few changes this year, some saying the value of tradition no longer exists. >> reporter: the waters and fountains are dyed red. it is that time of the year. >> the ball is still loose as they get it to rogers. >> reporter: it has been 30 years since the big play and both sides argue about the outcome. a tradition of swords, one tradition is being broken. the game is usually played in november. >> it takes away from the tradition of building up to it at the end of the year. >> an adjustment, it is a little weird both universities wanting it to stay in november but pac-12 reject today because of scheduling issues. stanford fansville to get up early because one option of getting to the game will be shutdown. >> they did not schedule the bridge closures the right weekend it this year. there will be ob
of california berkeley with a degree in civil engineering. i started with the department of public works in 1984. in 2003, i was asked to come to san francisco public utilities commission to take the meat on the program. i'm responsible for all the large capital projects for water, waste water, and power. it's about $12 billion of capital projects. we have a lot of projects. our water system improvement program, 80 products that span seven counties. we have a staff of about 400 city employees and about 500 consultants. puc is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we really had a system that would elevate all issues so we could address them in a timely manner. as you know, time is money. we have a construction management information system. it is a great tool to help us address construction and make it successful, as it is today. cmis is one of the first major tools we put in place. the next one is the san francisco online invoicing, where we are now working with the contractor and consultant to have them submit their invoices online. we are also working on electronic bidding system
to drop in the next couple days now that it's coming back online. >> a new uc berkeley study of pregnant women shows a link between bpa and thigh skproid hormone levels. this raises concerns about the affect of the controversial plastic additive on the fetus. >> this bpa is a chemical found in hard plastics and hard to avoid. researchers say 95% of the population has detectable levels in their bod skbreez animal studies have shown females are better at metabolizing bpa. >> uc berkeley researchers found pregnant women with higher levels have lower levels of an important thyroid hormone. it could hurt their baby boys. >> important thing about looking at levels during pregnancy is that you need proper hormone levels for proper brain development. >> the director of ucsf's program on reproductive health and the environment. >> so there is a developing fetus is dependent on maternal levels so if the mom has decreased levels, then that means fetus is going to be getting less hormone autos at this point there is no cause for panic. >> the lead author of the study says it's important to remember
, this pier. alva rado park and then, some of you my recognize this. the berkeley rose garden. did it have to be this beautiful. finally, i'm going to wrap up. san francisco is rich in the various kinds of arts projects. we have a fabulous collection of stuff here. there were four components. there was visual arts, federal theater, federal musics and federal writers. they employed many people. this is excellent to show the work. the visual arts project. it was especially important in san francisco because of dieggo rivera and radicalizing it. this is the coit towers. this was done under cw a. 1934. the wpa wasn't in existence. this is the very first of the relieve projects. harry hopkins said, they have to eat too. the artists should dig ditches like everybody else. this is antonio brinko. millions of americans got to hear live music for the first time. this is the federal theater project. this is maxine albroro. it's been destroyed and one of my favorites done by helen bruten. it's to remind us, while i was looking at these projects, they employed 42 percent women. it's very unusual in th
in 2012. he as others were responsible for making this invention. he received his degree from berkeley university. also receiving his degree from berkeley, sal castaneda. >>> thank you, pam. we have a pretty good commute to start off on 80 westbound, it looks good as you drive from vallejo, bay bridge is light but it's not going to stay this way too much longer but right now is a good time to go. we are looking at the commute on 101 we have a minor crash. it is just before the cal palace exit and it is not blocking lanes but you may see some activity on the shoulder. let's go to steve. >>> it has been out here for 2. 5 weeks. it is getting a bump along and the key looks like it is going to go bar little to the -- parallel to the coast, maybe some showers towards santa barbara and sierra in the way for the mix of some showers. you have a better opportunity for anybody other than them and it probably will not happen. breezy 60s and 70s, the logos on its way south of us. napa airport, including livermore. not much for this system, it does have a little bit of strength. mainly 60s and 70s
coming and 68 degrees and 66 in berkeley and oakland. downtown san francisco will be checking in at 65 degrees. later on today of the world series at the giants against the tigers for those of you schooexpect--warmer conditions e as we slide into the weekend. the ffog will make a comeback as we head into next week. we have a 40% chance of showers. >> metering lights are activated at the bay bridge leas we start our bridge checks. san mateo bridge has no problems and it is a easy trip. the drive time is 11 minutes and no construction delays yet. the golden gate bridge is a little wet but it is still light traffic on southbound. on the east bay the traffic maps show a little more slowing for 80 westbound. the drive time is 18 minutes. westbound traffic on 580 is at 28 minutes to get to the dublin interchange. it is still a when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step for
of areas like berkeley, san jose, concord. and some of the other areas are 61 degrees and it is nice for this evening the same however cannot be said for detroit. with weather getting colder. first, in the bay area and some clouds with a mixture of clouds and sunshine near the bay. however, sunday as we get towards the afternoon with warm temperatures. for next week we will start off with clouds monday, tuesday, cooler temperatures. the chance for rain fall on halloween. the timing on that is not quite the bust. for the world series in the game for tomorrow. not quite-the best -- and the temperatures are going to be in the low 40's even to reduce possible cloudy. even 20 m.p.h.. it will make it feel even colder. on the of rainfall in the pacific northwest but notice those clouds to the north. keeping us in california sunny and nice and that will be the case for tomorrow. the beaches, some clouds to marron and what we've seen today but still, nice. tomorrow-clouds. but still decent with 60s in bodega bay. and also ocean beach. and for the south they look for mostly sunny skies and sun
to help them with this investigation. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> berkeley police arrested an 84-year-old woman accused of hitting a man in front of the uc berkeley campus. they believe the elderly woman may have been under the influence. it happened on hoist avenue and spruce street. the man is in reportedly critical condition. >>> the man disappeared on pigeon point. their boat capsized yesterday morning. last night they searched but with helicopters and overnight they searched with boats. family members say one of the men left with with he and his friends for a fishing trip two of them were able to swim back to shore and call for help. >>> it was a drive they will not soon forget. somebody fired shots into their car on highway 1 yesterday. jeanine has more on what police need to solve this case. >> reporter: police say they found a dozen bullet casings on the highway and today they need the public's help, they are trying to figure out who opened fire on a car here. this car was ridelled with bullets. it was in the southbound lanes when the driver lost control an
seconds, three decades ago. nbc's bay area is live on the uk berkeley campus. if you grew up in the bay area, you know that play, you know a call. >> that's right. it was probably the most dramatic end to a college football game ever. that is why it is known simply as the play. >> the band is out on the field. he's going so the end zone! >> it was 1982 and cal was trailing stanford 19-20 with four seconds to go in the glam, stanford kicked off the. the ball was lateraled from player to player and cal player reached the end zone as the stanford band was already there on the field to apparently celebrate their team's victory. but he scored and knocked over a trombone player by the name of gary. cal won the game and is rest the sport's history. today they both attended to cal/stanford game and reminisced about that moment that changed both of their lives. >> two seconds of my life 30 years ago. sort of incredible thing is that, you know, probably every month of my life since then someone has asked me about that two seconds of my life. >> it was great. it's a great memory to have. down the
in berkeley, oakland and upper 60s low 70's with your your kron 4 7 day around the bay weather system that is spinning around. it will cool temperatures even more. the warmest locations just 70 degrees. and tuesday, wednesday with again a slight chance for showers. the system will depart and we will see a slightly warmer temperatures. >> president obama will be in the bay area. he will fly into s f o attending a conference. at the bill gramm civic auditorium. john legend. 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. and as a reminder the next presidential debate will be in new-york. and vice president of joe biden and paul brien will also take the stage for the vice- presidential debate. we will have that on october 11th on a or 24 hour news and weather station. go to our new channel. comcast 193 for the latest news, weather and traffic updates and to watch all the presidential speeches. uninterrupted. and on digital 4.2. the campaign says that september was record-setting. they are raising millions of dollars. the campaign says that over one-half of a million donors were first-time contributors. the average
assaults are on the rise around the uc berkeley campus. that's according to a new police report. uc campus police say 24 cases were reported last year compared to only four in 2010. a woman's resource director says the rise could be because more victims are coming forward to report them. this new report also shows there's been a drop on the number of peculiarries on the campus. >>> there will be a new face hosting the 85th annual academy awards. seth macarthur. now -- sect mcfarland is a trained singer. it's a little unusual choice as the host is typically a big celebrity movie star. but this should appeal to younger voters. >>> an oakland man has yu received $500,000 and he can do anything he want with it. he was one of 23 winners of the so-called genous awards. he's the funder and ceo of the family independence initiative. it brings together community members to help low-income families, work towards informational educational and financial goals. >>> 7:24. there's another car recall to tell you about. honda recalling 600,000 mid- sized honda accord sedans. it involves accords with v-6 en
berkeley is one of just nine universities worldwide hosting financially disadvantaged students. primarily from sub saharan africa. the program is meant to empower these young students and bring change to their countries. abc7 news reporter lyanne melendez has their story. >> she arrived at uc berkeley from her native kenya more than a month ago. >> it is not a golden opportunity. >> that was made possible thanks to an education initiative sponsored by the mastercard foundation. >> do you want us to do that first and then give it back to you? >> the 21-year-old is one of many academically talented students enrolled in the program living in developing countries who would never be able to afford this level of education. >> they have demonstrated a commitment to giving back to their communities, to their neighbors and to their countries and their cities. >> cabel is here to study engineering. she will take that knowledge with her back to her country. she says there are places without adequate roads. her village lacks the proper water supply system. >> people go hungry. there has to be a way o
youngstrom's widow to drop off their donations to the restaurant. uc berkeley is one of just nine universities worldwide hosting financially disadvantaged students. primarily from sub saharan africa. the program is meant to empower these young students and bring change to their countries. abc7 news reporter lyanne melendez has their story. >> she arrived at uc berkeley from her native kenya more than a month ago. >> it is not a golden opportunity. >> that was made possible thanks to an education initiative sponsored by the mastercard foundation. >> do you want us to do that first and then give it back to you? >> the 21-year-old is one of many academically talented students enrolled in the program living in developing countries who would never be able to afford this level of education. >> they have demonstrated a commitment to giving back to their communities, to their neighbors and to their countries and their cities. >> cabel is here to study engineering. she will take that knowledge with her back to her country. she says there are places without adequate roads. her village lacks
by and that the train clipped the truck. in this case the train did not derail. >>> berkeley police say an elderly woman who was driving under the influence struck a pedestrian sending him to the hospital with serious injuries. investigators say 83-year-old mary lou cardova was arrested of dui causing bodily injury. she hit an oakland man near the uc berkeley campus at around 8:30 last night. the 34-year-old victim remains in critical condition tonight. the 83-year-old cardova was booked into the berkeley jail. >>> an accident involving a school bus shut down a portion of highway 17 this evening and sent one man to the hospital. that crash happened shortly before 5:00 tonight. there were no children on board the bus at the time. it collided with a penske band near mount herman road. >>> we have developing news out of oakland tonight where police are investigating a homicide. at least three people were hit by gunfire including a 14-year- old girl. the shooting happened on mcarthur and 90th just after 9:00 this evening. the mother of the teenager said they were driving through the area when a bullet came
an estimated 66 minutes to get to berkeley. they headed back to mow -- >> we were about pull over behind us and just ride it out. >> webbed, the going wound any easier, bridge traffic othersed -- oozed into the city. >> it was bru a wrong we made a wrong turn and it was the best thing ever because we were able to bypass a lot of it. but it was still -- once we got on, it was like, oh! >> the 4,000 cars that cross the san ma dayow bridge every your only weekends, had to use alternates. and the bay bridge toll plaza looked like a horrible week daye -- weekday commute. >> took me 25 minutes. >> to go how many miles? >> i'd say probably three and a half. >> he is looking at a long drive. as for cody and her modesto bound family, they're taking a break. >> we're going to look at the ballpark until that calms down. >> now, some of today's dense traffic was caused by the cal stanford game. now, tomorrow there's a raiders game at the oakland coliseum at 1:30, and a giants game at at&t park at 5:00. so, if you're traveling anywhere on bay area freeways tomorrow, try to give yourself a lot of time. r
are battling a fire and east bay this morning. we're talking about berkeley on the 2900 block of bentley ave. you can see that is pretty densely packed with residential house is all around. houses are right along the side of property and looks like the damage is pretty extensive. >> yes of we are able to see how extensive that damages. you can see here that it basically just burn through roof. firefighters arrived here this morning about 1219 this morning and they saw a lot of smoke coming from the back. their main concern was was anyone in the home. this was a homeless family of five. they were able to safely get out of the house. one was wheelchair-bound in berkeley police department help that person get out of the home. as soon as they were clear that they were able to address this fire pretty aggressively. they went to a defensive mode where they were using a ladder and addressing it from the inside. ruth basically collapsed and caused a lot of pockets and there are lot of places for fire to collect. it was quite a bit of a battle for the firefighters but they were eventually able to put
of the columns is about berkeley. >> guest: mm-hmm. c-span: when did you go to berkeley? >> guest: last year, 1997, i got to teach at the university of california at berkeley just for one quarter. i--and it was the first time i had ever really taught. and i loved it. c-span: you call the place a 'lunatic comedy.' >> guest: oh, well, of course, i'm gonna make fun of it. i mean, berkeley, california, if you are from texas, is just hilarious. c-span: why? >> guest: well, of course, it is just the absolute center of liberalism and political correctness. and it is a veritable hotbed of people, of--bless their hearts, who all think alike, in a liberal way. and, of course, i'm sometimes called a liberal myself, and you would think i would have felt right at home there. but i just am so used to--i'm so used to texas that i found the culture at berkeley hysterical. c-span: you write, 'personally, i think living in berkeley is like dwelling with hobbits.' >> guest: mm-hmm. c-span: 'any day now i expect to catch them hiding their furry little feet inside their birkenstocks. they are so kind and gentle,
minutes commute times from hercules to berkeley this morning. there eb there is h accident that some millbrae. it is slowing the traffic coming out of dublin. we do not have any major incidents on the 8521 01. the drive time is now 23 minutes heading to the capitol expressway. it is happy and sonoma counties there palo llama. the 1 01 south down from a bottle to the golden gate rich it is a pretty normal ride. trying to get to the macarthur mays is 26 to 28 minutes. interstate 80 is not too bad and the backup begins on sorry 880 from the nimitz freeway. once he had made it down to berkeley you will have about in 18 minute trip into some francisco. the san mateo bridge is starting to slow with 60 minutes drive time with more construction delays here. the golden gate e here is what the president dead. he did not offer a solution, he waited for others like ourselves to offer hours and then he decided to tax. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your sm
pleaded with the governor to pass two bills during a ramly at u.c. berkeley this afternoon. one bill would allow undocumented students to get california driver licenses. another would exempt california police from turning over undocumented immigrants to federal authorities unless they have been convicted or charged with a serious crime. >> we are all californians with or without papers. there's no reason why the undocumented immigrant community should be continued to be subjected to second class citizenship in the state of california. >> currently the federal government secure communities law requires local police to turn over undocumented immigrants who are accused of minor and nonviolent crimes, even if they don't have a prior criminal record. >>> san jose police are investigating the city's 34th homicide of the year. police say it started with a fight near the burn-all road and hospital ray highway just before 1:00 this morning. officers found a man suffering from at least one stab wound. he died a short time later at the hospital. no arrests have been made. >>> the trial is set to begi
and knowing to a limited amount, -- and mowing to a limited amount, if you can. berkeley towards san francisco crystal clear air you could even see is -- even see sutro tower. lack of clouds means lack of radar returns even out to the coast we do not have clouds to contend with going to be great for flights arrival into sfo shouldn't be delays today 73 fremont, double checked it that's the actual temperature 48 half moon bay things are flip-flopped, the coast cooler everybody else warmer that's what happens when you don't have clouds. monterey bay and inland mid to upper 50s today the hottest day this week poor air quality east bay valleys and hills, santa clara valley clear tonight, mild to if not a little warm in some of our inland valleys, especially the the warmer 70s and 80s overnight, cooling tomorrow, all the way through the weekend. today, seven degrees warmer in concord, fremont, santa rosa close to yesterday, not one to two degrees cooler south bay low to mid 90s even 97 los gatos mid 80s to mid 90s peninsula. half moon bay 72, pacifica 74 upper 70s sunset, daly city mid 80s downtown
county southbound roadwork has lucky drive off-ramp closed until 6:00. >>> berkeley firefighters investigating the cause of overnight fire they battled at a duplex. amy hollyfield is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning this is a huge fire. police officers had to run inside the burning building and save a woman who was in a wheelchair and couldn't get out there were a total of five people inside this building. the firefighters are describing it as a duplex. the red cross is taking care of five people everyone did get out okay. firefighters got the call 12:15 this morning h this is off of ashby berkeley. they had heavy fire out of the back of the building. two story building, deep lot, they were worried about it spreading. part of the building did collapse they had to take a defensive stance. their first concern was rescuing the wheelchair-bound woman. >> the police officers who removed her, reported that the heat and smoke were just above their heads. they entered into an atmosphere which would be challenging. >> heroes. >> in my mind they are heroes. >> reporter: fire
these days, they turned things over to a car salesman from berkeley. >> good evening, ladies and gentleman. >> steve hayworth. >> steve is mooar than a car salesman, he owns berkeley honda. in fact, cars have been his life for more than 30 years. >> if you go to an exl. >> that is until 14 years ago, when steve discovered the talent he didn't know he had. it was when he was asked to be auctioneer at his daughter's school fund-raiser. his answer. >> you got the wrong guy. i don't know how to do it, i don't know what to say, i don't have the ability for it, the talent for it, the initiative for it. and it scares me to death, so find somebody else. >> but they didn't. and steve had to go through with it. not knowing how until while getting ready that night, he flashed back to his little league days and the ever present chatter. >> i'm thinking hey batter batter, hey batter batter, swing. all of a sudden i think i got, i think i know how to do this. it's not hey batter batter, hey batter batter swing but it's i got 100, 100, 100, 190, $700, i need 800. >> reporter: he says it clicked instantly
're welcome. >>> uf berkeley graduate today was named one of two recipients of this year's noble prize -- nobel prize in physics. he is originally from sacramento and received a bachelor of science from uc berkeley. he's now a physicist at the university of colorado in boulder. both judges credit them for inventing ground-breaking methods to observe the properties of quantum parols while preserving their quantum properties. >>> ahead closer look at why investors are feeling down on wall street. >>> and what happened late this morning for an amazing jump from the edge of space. >>> stocks are down after global economic growth and poor expectations for corporate earnings seasons with kicks off after the closing bell. dow down 98, nasdaq down 45, s&p down 12. >>> high winds today derailed plans for an man to launch a death defying 23-mile free fall in new mexico. former military parachutist baumgartner is on a quest to become the first sky diver to break the sound barrier. he planned to ride a capsule carried bay balloon into the stats fear then jump. but the balloon is so delicate it can
to uc berkeley, and the bio tech thanks to uc sf and san diego. and we need to continue to invest in our future and investing in education and investing in uc, and making sure that those intaoutions are protected. i think that government needs to step out by making sure that we are not being overly burdensome. i think that we make the citizen and businesses go to too many places at times. i think that there is a significant amount of bureaucracy that could be cut. >> you mentioned that education is one of the things that government has to be responsible for. >> california used to have a education system that was the envy of the system how do we get it back >> we get it back through funding it. from kindergarten to my time at uc berkeley, i just started dropping off my daughter at kindergarten this year and i am concerned about the state of public education. we fund our kids about $8,000 per pupil that feels like a lot of money, compare that to new york, new jersey, massachusetts, and you are talking anywhere between $14,000 to $15,000. almost double what california is. that is a tra vest
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